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Get inspired by the craftsmanship found in ACM's new Jewellery Gallery, then make and decorate your own headdress using the template available on our website. Can you guess what material the real one is made from? The shimmering theme continues with a dramatic audio storytelling about a magical pearl.

Saturdays@ACM is supported by UOL.




Audio storytelling by ACT3 International

Listen to an ancient Chinese legend set in Sichuan province. Find out what happened to Nie Lang and the magical pearl.

Sing along with us too.

Suitable for ages 4 to 8.




Make your own headdress by Lollibox

Be a king or queen of the house! Download the craft template and recreate this majestic headdress inspired by an object from our new Jewellery Gallery. Then play dress up and put on your favourite capes and outfits. Share your creations with us @ACM_SG!

Suitable for ages 5 to 10, with parental guidance.



All resources will be available online between 25 July and 28 August 2020.



Learn more about this headdress with Roots.sg

Can you spot the leaves on the headdress? Who do you think would have worn this in the past?

Discover fun facts and more on Roots.sg





The fun doesn't stop here! Discover more videos and download e-resources inspired by objects in our National Collection today.


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